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Thunderstorm’s torrent triggers damaging mudslide at Mount Vernon estate
The mansion house and other historic structures are intact, but damage to the estate is estimated at more than $1 million.
Memorials grow along site of deadly attack in Barcelona
An ever-expanding jumble of flags, candles, teddy bears and flowers grew Friday at the base of Barcelona’s ornate Canaletes Fountain, where a local...
D.C. detective mourns her “perfect” daughter killed by stray bullet
Hundreds at vigil in Northeast to mourn Wilson High School grad who was “going places.”
Taney statue removed from Md. state house grounds overnight
After Charlottesville rally, Md. Gov. Larry Hogan did an about-face on whether the memorial to the Supreme Court justice who wrote the controversial...
The Trump administration's claim that the U.S. government 'certified' 700,000 jobs lost by NAFTA
The U.S. Trade Representative is echoing Trumpian rhetoric on NAFTA job loss. But it is fanciful spin.
This 5,000-year-old stone carving may be the world's first drawing of an eclipse
Ancient humans may have been just as fascinated by eclipses as we are.